Bourbon Street

Walk out from Margaritaville away from the river and most of the shops seem to make way for what appears to be residential, with the odd shop advertising voodoo, tarot and other kinds of mystical services. A few blocks down and we’re on Bourbon Street, pretty quiet road with mostly apartments etc. Is this the… Continue reading Bourbon Street

Aquarium of the Americas

One major attraction in New Orleans is the Aquarium of the Americas. It’s got sharks, jellyfish, and all kinds of other fish. There’s also a section that has parrots, an alligator and turtles. This is a lionfish that was at the aquarium. Here is one of the seadragons, there were several of these swimming round… Continue reading Aquarium of the Americas

Weather in Texas

Mention “weather” and “Texas” in the same sentence and everyone seems to imagine hot scorching sun, not a cloud in the sky and high humidity, but it’s not at all like that. It’s more like the weather in the UK – when it’s cold and wet, it’s cold and wet, but when it’s sunny it’s… Continue reading Weather in Texas